’And what do you mean to do, Peggotty,’ says I, wistfully.
I think, as Mrs. Micawber sat at the back of the coach, with the children, and I stood in the road looking wistfully at them, a mist cleared from her eyes, and she saw what a little creature I really was.
’You see,’ said Mr. Dick, wistfully, ’if I could exert myself, Mr. Traddles — if I could beat a drum— or blow anything!’
’Come!’ said she, accepting the offer of my hand to help her over the fender, and looking wistfully up into my face, ’you know you wouldn’t mistrust me, if I was a full-sized woman!’
Dora glanced wistfully at the clock, and hinted that she thought it was too fast.
He looked so wistfully into my face, and was so anxious to understand, that I took great pains to answer him slowly and distinctly, as I might have entered on an explanation to a child.
I dare say he rarely spoke a dozen words in an hour: but his quiet interest, and his wistful face, found immediate response in both their breasts; each knew that the other liked him, and that he loved both; and he became what no one else could be — a link between them.
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Sitting in her wheelchair, she looked wistfully at the dancers.